3 November 2017, University of Reading

The University of Reading to host a one-day event on the subject of the future of literature after Samuel Beckett

The topic in a very general sense refers to the legacy of Beckett for modern literature and the future of literature after him, and how Modern Literature can go beyond him; How can we think of literary expression and the possibility for fiction after Beckett? And is the literature still possible, theoretically, philosophically, and practically, after his literary revolution? What does the concept of ‘beyond’ mean here? Is his work an impasse for literature? Would be right that we call for an end for Literature? And ….

Hosted by Farhad Mehrabi

Lecturers:
Prof. Andrew Gibson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Prof. Shane Weller (University of Kent)
Dr. Aude Campmas (University of Southampton)

Visit the Facebook Event page for more details

 

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Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Dr Rhys Tranter specialises in twentieth-century and contemporary culture. His writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of academic books and periodicals. His website RhysTranter.com is an independent website that promotes literature and the arts.

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